Former figure skaters Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski promoted

Former figure skaters and fashion darlings Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski did such a good job as second-string commentators during the Sochi Winter Olympics, they’ve been promoted to NBC’s top figure-skating pundit team for the next go-round. [Page 6]

Not only is the new iPhone6 too large for many a jeans pocket, there are now reports that the phones are turning blue as they pick up the hue from the denim dye. [The Cut]

Remember all the rumors of trouble in the paradise that is Beyonce and Jay Z’s marriage? A source tells People that there were some problems, but that the couple worked things out and renewed their vows. [People]

All those pink products you’re being urged to buy for Breast Cancer Awareness Month? The whole concept is increasingly controversial. [Racked]

Diane von Furstenberg offered a tribute to Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday, at the start of an L.A. event on Tuesday showcasing the work of this year’s 10 Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists. [Vogue]


The GQ Gentlemen’s Ball on Wednesday night honored the charitable work of men including Andrew Garfield, Taylor Kitsch, Joshua Jackson and Zachary Quinto. [WWD]

Kiehl’s and New York-based photographer Christopher Makos (who collaborated with Andy Warhol and apprenticed with Man Ray) kicked off a Los Angeles exhibition and online sale at an event Thursday night at Kiehl’s Robertson Boulevard flagship in L.A. On view in the exhibition are prints of Makos’ photographs that are used in collage form on limited edition 50th anniversary bottles of Kiehl’s Blue Astringent Herbal Lotion. Through Thursday, 100 limited editon silkscreens of the photographs are to be for sale and two paintings by Makos up for auction at Gavel&Grand. Proceeds are to benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. The exhibition is also scheduled to continue through Thursday, Kiehl’s said in a news release.

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